The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / East Midlands
Rank - 94 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
436 434 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.80% 28.53% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 260 166
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +64.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gherkin across the East Midlands region.

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) Grunt
3 6 (66.67%) gulp
3 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) WAI
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) Zend
4 5 (55.56%) Zend Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Protractor
4 5 (55.56%) Pixelmator
4 5 (55.56%) Docker
4 5 (55.56%) Confluence
4 5 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) Behat
4 5 (55.56%) LESS
5 4 (44.44%) Service Design

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Confluence
1 5 (55.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
1 5 (55.56%) Pixelmator
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) Grunt
3 6 (66.67%) gulp
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) Protractor
4 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) Appium
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Behat
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) LESS
2 5 (55.56%) Zend Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Twig
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Service Design
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Case Management
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) WAI
2 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Zend